5 days in Slovenia Itinerary

5 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia attractions planner

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Maribor
Drive
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Celje
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3
Ljubljana
— 2 nights
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Bled
Drive
5
Koper
— 1 night
Shuttle
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Portorož
Taxi
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Piran
— 1 night
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Maribor

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
On the 31st (Wed), stop by Vino Valdhuber and then admire the natural beauty at Botanical Garden of University of Maribor.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Maribor online tour itinerary builder.

Timisoara, Romania to Maribor is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. March in Maribor sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 1°C at night. On the 31st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Celje.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

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Celje

An old city with a modern vibe, Celje features a castle and historical town center, surrounded by a green landscpe tailor-made for an exciting and active holiday.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Celje Castle.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Celje online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Maribor to Celje takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Celje

Historic Sites
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Ljubljana

— 2 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
On the 1st (Thu), step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, then wander the streets of Metelkova, then snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and finally visit Ljubljana Old Town.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Ljubljana journey planner.

You can drive from Celje to Ljubljana in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 0°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
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Bled

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
On the 2nd (Fri), explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle and then take some stellar pictures from Ojstrica.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Bled online travel planner.

Getting from Ljubljana to Bled by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Bled are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Koper.

Things to do in Bled

Historic Sites
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Koper

— 1 night
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Koper trip builder site.

Drive from Bled to Koper in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Bled in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 9°C in Koper. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Portorož.

Things to do in Koper

Parks

Side Trip

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Portorož

A resort town on the country's scenic Adriatic coastline, Portoroz offers many spas with all kinds of therapeutic treatments, many based on the brine and mud from the area's salt pans.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): stroll around Forma Viva.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Portorož route builder app.

Portorož is very close to Koper. In April, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Piran.

Things to do in Portorož

Parks
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Piran

— 1 night
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): admire the striking features of Benečanka Venetian House and then make a trip to Tartini Square.

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Piran is just a stone's throw from Portorož. April in Piran sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Piran

Spas
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Slovenia travel guide

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Castles · Bodies of Water · Caves
Sunny Side of the Alps
From snowcapped Alpine peaks to sandy Adriatic beaches, a trip to Slovenia is like taking several vacations at once. Whatever the season, the country offers enticing natural attractions, all close at hand, including thick forests, scenic valleys, cave systems, waterfalls, lakes, and the Adriatic coast. For those seeking an active holiday, you'll fine an abundance of ski slopes, trails to hike, roads to bike, and rocks to climb. Pay a visit to some of Slovenia's spa resorts and take advantage of the fresh mountain air and thermal waters. Various castles, churches, and historical towns--many of which are fully preserved--tell stories of the country's past. In Slovenia's major cities, admire the architecture, explore the local arts, visit museums, and chat with the locals over a cup of coffee. Slovenian cuisine offers a blend of Alpine and Mediterranean tastes and is definitely worth trying, along with the country's wines.